How to Grow Amaranth Microgreens

Amaranth is definitely one of the lesser-known microgreens, but you may have encountered it in its seed form. It’s an annual or perennial plant that grows around the world. There are approximately 70 species of the amaranth plant; purple, red, green, or gold. They may not be the best-known microgreen, but they are an excellent choice.  You may be […]

Seed Propagation with Oasis Grower Foam

What can you expect when you propagate with Oasis Grower Foam:  Faster root penetration. Better water distribution. Stronger, more uniform root growth. Robust plants through the entire growing cycle. 100% safe for growing edible crops. We recommend Oasis Grower Medium for all our growers, the results are clear from the photo attached. Come GROW with […]

“Hydroponics is ‘hot’ and happening worldwide”

What is the current status of hydroponic production around the world? Hydroponics is already very common in various parts of the world and there has been a sharp rise in recent years; hydroponics is ‘hot’ and happening across Europe as well as in North and South America. It makes commercial sense to invest in hydroponics because safe and clean food products are […]

Commercial Project growing on our NFT Hydro Bases

Our NFT Hydro Bases will fill soon be stacked in a 10 x 30m greenhouse, as phase one of a commercial scale Hydroponic Project to be rolled out in South Africa. The client has opted to grow with our NFT Hydro Bases specifically for the following reasons: The NFT Hydro Base is designed to return […]

How to Grow Basil Microgreens

Time to germinate: 2-3 days Time to harvest: around 15 days Guide to Growing Basil Microgreens Use good quality basil seeds, we recommend Seeds for Africa or Living Seeds to purchase your seeds from. Please don’t soak your basil seeds. Basil microgreens do not need to be covered in darkness for the first 3 days, […]

Urban Renovation: Hydroponic Farms in Unused Buildings

Cities are encouraged to see that urban renovations are underway whereby old, unused, or abandoned buildings, rooftops and empty lots are being repurposed with a better economic function than their original existence. It is encouraging to see this trend is being adopted throughout  Africa & South Africa. Hydroponic Retrofits as a Real Estate Solution One […]

The tale of two Hydroponic Growers

This is a tale of two growers, both started in similar circumstances. However, their projects took very different trajectories. Grower 1, after asking us for a quotation, decided to rather build his Hydroponic system. Convinced that research on the internet would guide him to his success. Grower 2, decided to purchase one of our semi-commercial […]

Commercial Hydroponics Project for NFT Hydro client

A longstanding client of NFT Hydro has experienced such a demand for his fresh produce grown on our NFT Systems, that they have decided to upscale to a commercial level of growing fresh produce in two 10 x 30 m Greenhouses. They had been trialing our NFT Hydro Bases & NFT Hydro Systems over the […]

Commercial Microgreens Greenhouse | designed for our client

Our client asked us to design a commercial set-up for growing microgreens. Each 1.825 meter microgreens profile may average 810 grams pf microgreen plants with a harvest potential between 5 – 10 days thus an average harvest potential 416 x 0.81kg = 336.9kg every 5-10 days. To produce microgreens, a grower must become a master at reproducing […]